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It’s National Pet Day
Happy Barbershop Quartet Day
It’s Be Kind to a Lawyer Day, really ?
Iowa became the first state to tax cigarettes in 1921
President Truman fired General Douglas MacArthur in 1951 as head of UN Forces in Korea
Apollo 13 blasted off on their ill fated Moon Mission in 1970, Tom Hanks brought them home safely
The Duke Lacrosse scandal essentially ended when the Durham County District Attorney’s Office dropped the charges in 2007.
In the News: School Board meets this evening…Man charged with animal abuse appears in court… Taylorsville Police announce felony drug arrests…Morganton mother charged in death of son…Convenience store robbery in Statesville…Man arrested for ramming Wilkes County Patrol car…
Warm and Nice Today, Let’s hear it for Warm and Nice !
Cougar Men’s Tennis Wins…AC Golf Team 3rd in League Match at Brushy Mountain Golf Club…Cubs raise World Series Banner at Wrigley…Almost a Perfect Game…
Happy Birthday: Joel Grey, Ellen Goodman, Lisa Stansfield, Joss Stone
After having my tax returns prepared I’ve decided that extortion is such an ugly thing
Let me say, THANK YOU to all the volunteers who gave of their time last week in the Alexander County Roadside Cleanup. I’ve never seen Rink Dam Road look so tidy. Thank you Judy Caywood for spearheading the effort. It was needed and you did a great job ! Now, let’s keep it that way…
Here are The B86 Easter Bunny Winners:
Johnson Milling and Feed:…..Sheila Kirby
Coffee House and Waffle Shop….Misty Goodwin
Country Road Greenhouse…..Jamie Deal
Taylorsville True Value Hardware…..Issac Arthur
Allied Financial…..Brigette Kerley
Little Stitches…..Kendra Lackey
Quote of the Day: “ At what age do you think it’s appropriate to tell a highway it’s adopted “…Zach Galifianakis